Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 May 2015
Tonight and Thursday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northwest 20 late Thursday afternoon.
Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating early Thursday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 27 May 2015
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 27 May 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located off Bowie.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:24 PM PDT 27 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure just outside the offshore waters, combined
with a trough of low pressure over the BC Interior, will continue to
bring moderate to strong northwest winds to most regions over the
next few days. Winds will reach gale force at times near Southern
Haida Gwaii, through Johnstone Strait and off the Brooks Peninsula on
the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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